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>> chavez supporters turn out in caracas with the venezuelan national assembly discussing the president's health crisis. the government insists hugo chavez will continue to lead even if he's too ill to be sworn in next week. we'll have the very latest live from caracas. you're watching al-jazeera live from london. also coming up, foreign forces on guard as rebels in the central african republic paint another town. shots are fired as rioters confront police in northern ireland and making the desert grow, technology helping israeli farmers turn saltwater into harvest gold. thank you for joining us. venezuela has re-elected diosdado cabello. some opposition politicians say power should pass to cabello if chavez is too ill to take the oath of office. ministers remain adamant machavez will not be replaced. >> this is clear leadership by chavez who is so responsible, we've studied the worst-case scenarios. we have a president who has been elected from 2013 to 2019 and has been re-elected and that term will be fulfilled. >> the vice president insists the supreme court can swear i
of president hugo chavez who remains in cuba. the supreme court has ruled that chavez can take his oath of office as a late -- his oath of office at a later date when his condition has improved. big celebrations are getting under way in the venezuelan capital in support of the ailing president with several other latin american leaders attending events. >> chavez won a comfortable victory for a fourth term despite his health problems. later on, we will talk to a latin-american expert to talk about chavez and his government, but right now, a car bomb has exploded close to the defense ministry in tel aviv. at least four people have been injured. police believe the bombing is a criminal act and not one linked to palestinian militants. >> it is thought the target was the head of a notorious israeli mob. a motorcyclist was seen attaching an explosive device to a vehicle in which the man was believed to be sitting. he has already survived eight previous assassination attempts. the irish government has called on the european union to ease terms on its multi-billion euro bailout loan. the irish
is expected in venezuela later after the supreme court ruled the inauguration of hugo chavez could be postponed. the delay is necessary because the president is recovering from cancer surgery in cuba. but opposition has condemned the ruling and wants to know just how sick chavez is. from caracas -- >> a highly anticipated announcement, reaffirming the venezuela government position. >> of january 10 a new constitution period begins, a new swearing-in ceremony is not necessary for whom go chavez to be elected by virtue of the fact there is no interruption in the exercise of his duties. >> for weeks, the government and -- [no audio] 10 years the supreme court has traditionally sided with the government, so the latest ruling came as no surprise. on wednesday, they also said for now it is not necessary that a medical commission clarified the president's health, something the opposition here has been demanding for a very long time. >> the figurehead of the opposition who lost to chavez in the last election asked his followers not to react with protest or violence even if, like him, they
for a president who has not been seen in weeks. pro-shaba's demonstrations. -- pro-chavez demonstrations. more than 100 people died in pakistan in a day of violence. in the capital of pakistan's province, more than 19 people killed in an explosion. of least 25 people died in the valley with a bomb exploded. these people gathered to see our religious leaders the. in karachi, nine people were shot dead in seven incidents. >> just a few of many of the victims and distraught relatives after one of the deadliest attacks in years. two bombs went off, starting a snooker club. police say the first explosion was set off by a suicide bomber. people rushed to the scene to help but were hit by a second blast. security officers, a journalist, and rescue workers were killed. >> as we got to the scene, rescue workers were moving people. suddenly there was another blast, and we were unable to get anything because of the darkness. everyone was scattered, and the wounded were crying and lying on the floor here and there. >> the paramilitary force were targeted in another attack. this shows the force of the blas
is coming up in the next half-hour -- venezuelan supreme court upholds a delay in swearing in hugo chavez. >> germany's catholic church halts its investigation into child abuse by priests. >> and is this the next big technology breakthrough? 3-d printers this cult objects. -- that sculpt objects. >> venezuelas supreme court has upheld the indefinite delay of president hugo chavez's swearing in for a new term and said his present administration can continue operating. they made the statement amid a fierce debate between the government and opposition over weather the constitution requires the new president to be sworn in on thursday. >> until the new president can be sworn in, officials in the current administration will have the job of governing the country. the court ruled they could continue to fully exercise their functions under the principle of continuity of government. >> the supreme court announced the decision in an eagerly awaited tv broadcast. a constitutional row broke out after it became clear that the reelected president would be unable to attend. >> it is possible for the ree
ireland. >> still ahead on al jazeera, a show of support for hugo chavez. he is reelected to lead the national assembly. >> most of what was in stock is now destroyed. >> farmers have damaged crops and mounting debt in sri lanka. >> welcome back. if you have travel plans toward turkey, it will be extremely snowy the next several days. look at all the white encompassing most of turkey. that will be snow. especially to the north, we expect to see a mid-40's centimeters of snow falling in the next two days. that will cause trouble the latest -- that will cause trouble -- that will cause travel delays. the rain in london is at bay. paris will have more sunshine. the temperature in london will be nine degrees. along the northern coast of egypt, we saw rain pushing through the last couple days. it is going to the east. israel has seen over 80 millimeters of rain in 24 hours. the rain will continue. we're talking about parts of lebanon and syria seeing heavy rain. snow be a problem in the higher elevations. benghazi, 18 degrees. tripoli, 17 degrees. i want to take youthursday at 9. >> th
. also coming up, political uncertainty in venezuela. it is confirmed hugo chavez will not be sworn in on thursday. the president of the central african republic tells al jazeera the rebels have been backed by foreign powers. it is called the dream liner. now it is more of a nightmare for boeing. we will tell you why. about 1 million people inside syria are getting hungry because you win agencies cannot get food aid in side. the food organization is handing out rations to one and a half million people. it leaves many who are desperately in need without food. the un says more than 60,000 people have been killed in the uprising that began in march of 2011. the u.n. refugee agency says nearly 100,000 refugees have escaped violence in syria in the last month alone, and there are more than 590,000 refugees, up from before. many of those people have escaped the jordan camp, where winter storms are making already difficult conditions worse. tents have been flooded. many people are stranded, and a big snowstorm is expected to hit very soon. >> the weather is so cold. they tell us if they gi
for a political crisis after the country's parliament voted to postpone hugo chavez's nomination -- inauguration. he is recovering from cancer surgery. more from caracas. >> the confirmation came. the president of the legislative body read a letter by vice- president maduro, saying based on the recommendation of his medical team, hugo chavez will not be able to attend his inauguration thursday. >> because of this, we invoke article 231 of the constitution of the as well as -- venezuela. thank you in -- at a time for the attention you pay to this community. long live chavez. >> people and places like this one are not giving up on chavez, but there is a growing resignation they may not see him back for a while. that is precisely the wary of those who uphold -- oppose the government. they claim they authorities are not telling the people the whole truth about the president's health. there will be no inauguration on thursday, but the government has called on chavis' supporters to rally next to the presidential palace. and officials insist the chavez swearing in can be delayed after the president has
's stability is at risk because of the president's absence. hugo chavez has been in cuba since early december for cancer treatment. church leaders support the opposition view that the presidential inauguration must take place on january 10 or the constitution will be violated. >> it is clear in the text of the constitution that on the 10th of january, the term of the current president expires and a new one begins, for which hugo chavez was reelected. the october elections last year would've been pointless if a new government term was not voted on. the goal of this conference is not to intervene publicly in the interpretation of the constitution, but in this case the common welfare of the country and the defense of ethics is at risk. to manipulate the constitution to reach a political objective is morally unacceptable. >> it's been a for your weeks since the president was last seen in venezuela. his presence can still be felt on the streets of the capital caracas. >> for these people, street art is a way to get a political message out. that's why these days they want this to be present on ever
republic take yet another town. the venezuelan government says president chavez could begin another term even if he is too ill to be sworn in. despite what you see, these are fished out of water. they are living in the israeli desert. he was killed by a mob, allegedly for desecrating the koran. him was in police custody when angry villagers drag him from his cell, beat him to death, and set his body on fire. police in pakistan are still trying to find out who he was. we went to the province where it happened. warnings, there are images in this report, you may find disturbing. this man was taken from the police station in pakistan. he was murdered for allegedly desecrating the koran. >> police officials describe hundreds of villagers came to the police station. they took the man from behind these bars. they took him to the second floor, dropped his body, and set him on fire. >> seven police officials have been suspended since the killing last month. they were not able to protect a man into custody and did not even have a name for him. they say the mob overpowered them after storming the p
a month since people in venezuela have seen or heard hugo chavez. people have not seen a picture or heard a phone call from the president. there are lots of rumors and speculations going around. the minister of communications announced the president was suffering from a severe lung infection. this week, the president received a visit in havana from the vice president, the president of the national assembly, and his older brother. for many, this is an example of the gravity of the situation. many wonder whether the president will be back for his inauguration on january 10. there is a debate going on about what will happen in this country. hugo chavez is alive but not able to come back. the opposition demands to know what kind of cancer job as house, where it is located. they want to travel to havana to confirm the president's health. this attention will probably increase on saturday, when the national assembly convenes its legislative leaders. >> tens of thousands of fatah supporters have been celebrating its anniversary. hamas allow the event to go ahead, despite ongoing tensions between
ruling to delay the president's inauguration. the decision puts off the ceremony until hugo chavez is well enough to attend. chavez is still in cuba, following his fourth operation for cancer. u.s. vice president joe biden says the white house is prepared to use executive orders as well as legislation to tighten gun control. he is holding talks with pro and anti-gun groups on the issue. 48 iranians held by opposition fighters were released in return for over 2000 government prisoners. a sri lankan housemaid has been beheaded for a crime she was accused of committing went to 17 years old. this is the passport she used to enter saudi arabia in 2005. it gives her date of birth as 1982, but her actual versus the fed said she was born -- she was actually six years younger, meaning she would only have been 17 years old when an infant died in her care. the ministry of external affairs said the president and the government deplored the execution of the girl, despite all efforts at the highest level of the government and the outcry of the people locally and internationally over the death se
. the inauguration of ailing venezuelan president chavez originally set to take place on thursday is fueling a growing political dispute in the country. the government is now saying the ceremony is a mere formality and can be postponed, but venezuela 's opposition says it is planning to challenge the matter at the supreme court. chavez is currently in cuba suffering complications following cancer surgery. >> rebels in the democratic republic of congo have declared a unilateral cease-fire ahead of a second round of peace talks with the government. the move has boosted hopes for a negotiated end to their nine- month-old mobile. insurgents agreed to pull out of the eastern city of goma last month. >> india has accused pakistan of killing two of its soldiers near their disputed border in kashmir. india has described it as a provocative action and said the two soldiers were killed in a firefight with pakistani forces who entered indian territory. on monday, pakistan claimed indian forces had raided one of its checkpoints. >> returning to australia now where firefighters are facing a tough night a
. venezuela has released new information on the medical status of president hugo chavez, raising concerns about his health after a recent cancer surgery in cuba. ernesto villegas made remarks thursday. >> commandant a chavez has faced a severe lung infection. it causes breathing in sufficiency ever -- that causes him to comply with severe medical treatment. >> a pakistani schoolgirl who has been shot in the head by the taliban has been released from a hospital in britain. malala yousufzai is expected to return to the hospital in the coming weeks for reconstructive surgery to her skull. she was targeted after campaigning over the rights of girls. google has won a major victory in the united states after dodging charges from the ftc over how it arranges search results. the ftc concluded a two-year investigation of google saying the search giant had notd violated antitrust or anti competition statutes. the decision allows google to continue elevating its own service in search results, raising concerns the company could exercise massive power over the internet. google performs 70% of all u.s.
channels of communication with the venezuelan government and the absence of chÁvez. in 2002, chavez survived a coup that toppled him briefly. he has long asserted that coup was orchestrated by the united states. >> for more in venezuela, we're joined by michael shifter, president of the inter-american dialogue and an adjunct professor of latin american politics. from claremont, california, we're joined by miguel tinker salas, a professor of pomona college. born in venezuela, author of, "the enduring legacy: oil, culture and society in venezuela." his new book forthcoming is called, "venezuela: what everyone needs to know." michael shifter and miguel tinker salas, we welcome you both to "democracy now!" michael shifter, talk about what is not happening today, the inauguration, and what you feel needs to take place, which side you take. >> thank you very much. i think it is not a surprise the inauguration is not taking place today. i think president chun is clearly is very ill. i think there are going to be new elections. i think the government basically wants some time to figure out
of the national assembly should chavez fail to be sworn in. new york governor andrew cuomo is reportedly preparing to unveil what is being described as one of the toughest gun control laws in the country. it reportedly includes new restrictions on assault weapons, harsher sentences for gun claims. gabrielle giffords of arizona has announced a new initiative to take on gun violence. she suffered major head injuries and nearly lost to life in the tucson shooting rampage that killed six people in 2011. on tuesday, the two-year anniversary of her shooting, she and her husband announced a new group called americans for responsible solutions, which they said will raise the funds necessary to balance the influence of the gun lobby. they said that in the aftermath of the newtown massacre in connecticut -- the insurance giant american international group, for aig, is sparking outrage over reports it is considering joining a shareholders' lawsuit against the u.s. government. they add to's board is said to be weighing whether to join former ceo greenberg in accusing the u.s. government of shortchanging inves
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